Office for the Public Sector

Policy

COVID-19 Workforce Arrangements

NEW PROVISIONS FOR LEAVE AND FLEXIBLE WORKING DURING COVID-19

OCPSE is supporting the SA Government to provide effective management and guidance to Public Sector agencies to ensure ongoing delivery of critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In line with the declaration on 16 March 2020 of a public health emergency, the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment has issued the new Determination of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment: 3.1: Employment Conditions – Hours of Work, Overtime and Leave: Supplementary Provisions for COVID-19. This has been published to support efforts to minimise and prevent the spread of COVID-19 within South Australia and ensure the Public Sector can continue to deliver essential services to the community.

The Premier has issued a new Direction requiring all chief executives and agency heads to act in accordance with this new Determination.

COVID-19 Workforce Considerations for the South Australian Public Sector

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